3 Selections by Each Student for the "What is Contemporary Art?" Assignment

For more details regarding assignment view information at: http://derekbruecknerpaintingcoursesimages.blogspot.ca/2012/09/what-is-contemporary-art-assignment.html

Student 1 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Teesha Moore Art Journal Artist that posts their work online 



Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)

John Isaacs, skin and fat as a metaphor for consumerism in society...out of control




Image 3: Contemporary Art
Wangechi Mutu appropriation of found imagery for Contemporary Art






Student 2 Selections:

Image 1: Cliche
Jeff Koons - Pink Panther

Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)

Frida Kahlo - "El Venado Herido" (Wounded Deer)



Image 3: Contemporary Art
Von Brandis - Censored Photos



Student 3 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
water colour painting of Paris


Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)
The Two Fridas by Frida Kahlo


Image 3: Contemporary Art
 Salvador Dali by Fab Ciraolo (http://fabianciraolo.blogspot.ca/)





Student 4 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Artist :  Christophe Courtois

Title : Justice Is Blind



Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)
Artist :Francis Bacon

Title :  Studies of the Pope



Image 3: Contemporary Art
Artist :  Ai Weiwei

Title :   Grapes





Student 5 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
the symbolic representation of a heart (Used to great effect by Jeff Koons's Hanging Heart)



Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)

Katsuyo Aoki, a ceramic artist who uses porcelain to create extremely intricate and detailed skulls.



Image 3: Contemporary Art

Jeff Page, Hairiscope
Mixed media artist who creates dialogue about gender roles and the societal norm





Student 6 Selections:
Image 1: Cliché: Henri Fantin-Latour - Bowl of Fruit
Oil painting

Image 2: Metaphorical/Symbolic content: Cheri Samba - Le Monde Vomissant (The Vomiting World)
African Sign Painter

Image 3: Contemporary Work: Derek Gores - Memento Mori
Collage/mixed media



Student 7 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche:
National geographic pictures  "Steve McCurry: Unvieling the Face of War

Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content
Yinka Shonibare "Me and Mrs Andrews Without Their Heads"
Image 3: Contemporary Art
Samuel Fosso "Le chef: celui qui a vendu l'Afrique aux colons" (The chief: the one who sold Africa to the colonial powers)




Student 8 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Catherine Opie: Sunsets




Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)

Roberth Mapplethorpe:
Ken Moody and Robert Sherman





Image 3: Contemporary Art

Jeff Burton





Student 9 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)
Image 3: Contemporary Art



Student 10 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)
Image 3: Contemporary Art



Student 11 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)
Image 3: Contemporary Art



Student 12 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)
Image 3: Contemporary Art



Student 13 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)
Image 3: Contemporary Art



Student 14 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)
Image 3: Contemporary Art



Student 15 Selections:
Image 1: Cliche
Image 2: Narrative and or Metaphorical/Symbolic content (historical or contemporary)
Image 3: Contemporary Art












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